The average salary for a Mechanical Engineer in Los Angeles, California is $71,932 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are ANSYS Simulation Software, CATIA, and ANSYS. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$51,645 - $100,754
(Median)
$52K
$72K
$100K
MEDIAN: $71,931
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50%
90%

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$15.55 - $43.51
(Median)
$16
$29
$44
MEDIAN: $29.00
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50%
90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$51,645 - $100,754  
   
Bonus
$304.10 - $9,752  
Profit Sharing
$50.00 - $19,200  
Total Pay (?
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$49,955 - $102,363  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 322
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$15.55 - $43.51  
   
Overtime
$15.29 - $64.88  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$304.10 - $9,752  
   
Profit Sharing
$50.00 - $19,200  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$49,955 - $102,363  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 43
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Experience Affects Mechanical Engineer Salaries




National Average
$73,000


Skills That Affect Mechanical Engineer Salaries

ANSYS Simulation Software
up arrow 14%

CATIA
up arrow 13%

ANSYS
up arrow 12%


Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
up arrow 8%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 7%

Engineering Design
up arrow 4%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

Matlab
up arrow 2%

Project Management
up arrow 2%

Pro/Engineer
up arrow 2%

National Average
$73,000

AutoCAD
up arrow 2%

SolidWorks
up arrow 3%

autodesk autocad
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 35 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
medical benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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